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Dallas in Dallas County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Cherokees in Dallas

 
 
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By Kayla Harper, January 17, 2021
1. Cherokees in Dallas Marker
Inscription.  

Ninety Cherokee Indians, led by Chief Bowles, immigrated to this area from Arkansas Territory in 1819, but were driven out 2 years later by hostile Indians who resented the intrusion. Remnants of group signed Treaty of Sept. 29, 1843, agreeing to respect the Republic of Texas and its settlers.
 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 6650.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 32° 46.418′ N, 96° 47.334′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Texas, in Dallas County. Marker can be reached from 1717 Gano Street. The marker is in the bushes just to the left of the Renner School on the north side of the park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1515 S Harwood Street, Dallas TX 75215, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Browder Springs (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Miller Log Cabin (about 500 feet away); Millermore (about 500 feet away); Old City Park (about
Cherokees in Dallas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, January 17, 2021
2. Cherokees in Dallas Marker
500 feet away); Dallas Scottish Rite Temple (approx. 0.4 miles away); City of Dallas (approx. half a mile away); A. H. Belo Corporation (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Dallas Morning News (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 18, 2021, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 18, 2021, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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